Author Archives: Miss R

Getting Ready for Holy Week and our Liturgy

Palm Sunday begins Holy Week and falls on the 6th Sunday of Lent. Holy Week ends with Easter Sunday. It celebrates Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem for the Jewish festival of Passover. Great crowds of people lined the streets waving palm branches … Continue reading

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Our Show Me’s!

This week we have been working hard to get our Assembly and Yr 2 Mass ready. We have been working on these  to present at our Assembly on Friday. We have discovered that presenting our information can be tricky when … Continue reading

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Being a Good Samaritan during Lent

Two weeks ago we began the season of Lent. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent and is marked by the receiving of Ashes. We also noticed that the prayer table cloth has changed from green to purple, purple means it is … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2MRrrrrrr!

This week was our first week at school for 2015 and we are pirates! Arrrgh!  We had a great week learning all about each other and setting up our classroom. We have already been successful at lining up in a ‘4S’ … Continue reading

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Sharing our Learning about Holy Week

We have spent lots of time learning about the events of Holy Week. Holy Week is a special time in our Church when we remember that Jesus died on the cross and rose again for us. We used ‘Show Me’ … Continue reading

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What does a good learner do?

  Over the last few weeks we have been thinking and talking about what a ‘good learner’ does. Some of the things we came up with were; listening to others being respectful making good choices about where we sit There … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2014!!!

  Welcome to the 2014 school year! This year is shaping up to be jam packed with fun, exciting and challenging learning. We began the year by thinking about our goals for the year. We looked at how a ‘goal’ … Continue reading

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Busy week in Year 2

Term 4 has begun! We have been very busy this week. Our Inquiry unit this term is looking at our community.  A community can be a group of people who live in an area and share interests, government and facilities like the police … Continue reading

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Groups of……

Over the last few weeks we have been looking at ‘Groups of….’ We have discussed other names for ‘Groups of’ including multiplication and ‘times tables’. As a class we are not going to be using the words ‘times tables’ to … Continue reading

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‘Where’

    One of the strategies that we are using in our reading is Colourful Semantics. We have been making word posters about         each heading. This week we are working on the ‘Where’. First we talked about some of the … Continue reading

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